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  • # New Ticket Created by ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz # Please include the string: [perl #60360] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz (via RT)ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz (via RT)
    Nov 5, 2008 at 10:47 pm
    Dec 3, 2008 at 9:27 pm
  • Test report: Failed 6 tests out of 1103, 99.46% okay. ../lib/CGI/t/upload.t ../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant.t ../lib/ExtUtils/t/FIRST_MAKEFILE.t ../lib/ExtUtils/t/INSTALL_BASE.t ../lib/ExtUtils/t/basic.t ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Nov 11, 2008 at 9:43 pm
    Dec 2, 2008 at 6:36 pm
  • Debian bug http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=479317 reports that File::Temp and File::Path can behave badly if the user has chdir'ed into the temporary directory and it's then cleaned ...
    Tim JennessTim Jenness
    Nov 13, 2008 at 1:43 am
    Dec 5, 2008 at 5:47 pm
  • A first step in handling write errors would be dying if either print or close returns false. This would be a significant change from the old ways, but I think it's OK ... data loss is one of the ...
    Chip Salzenberg via RTChip Salzenberg via RT
    Nov 17, 2008 at 6:38 pm
    Dec 14, 2008 at 5:30 am
  • If I counted correctly, there are 13 modules on CPAN which define PERL_CORE when compiling their C (or XS) code. Seven of these are easy: Acme-NabeAtzz/NabeAtzz.xs:1:#define PERL_CORE ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 24, 2008 at 1:24 pm
    Dec 12, 2008 at 8:42 pm
  • More importantly, there are no instructions yet on what the "workflow" should be. Git supports multiple committers to a single repository, but it doesn't really have to work that way. In a way, the ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 14, 2008 at 9:59 am
    Nov 17, 2008 at 12:58 am
  • A jumbo jet touched down, with BURANDAN AIRWAYS written on the side. I was hugely impressed. British Airways are having to pawn their Concordes, and here is this little tiny African state with its ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 10, 2008 at 11:30 pm
    Nov 25, 2008 at 8:05 pm
  • Should [:upper:] match title case? The documentation says it does. But it doesn't. There is an undocumented \p{IsTitle} that does. Here is a complete list, I believe, of the \p properties that Perl ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 4, 2008 at 1:28 am
    Nov 7, 2008 at 7:34 pm
  • As has been discussed recently and over the years we have some issues with the regular expression engine and unicode. This mail is an attempt to outline a feasible solution to these problems. The ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Nov 9, 2008 at 7:00 pm
    Nov 28, 2008 at 6:48 pm
  • The patch below does not include tests or documentation, which I will happily add if there is approval for the idea. Before: % perl -we 'my @ARGV' % After: % ./perl -we 'my @ARGV' Variable @ARGV will ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Nov 15, 2008 at 2:30 am
    Nov 18, 2008 at 7:28 pm
  • 13

    git?

    I'm using the git mirror of the p4 repository (yay thank you gitguys), and I'm wondering whether I've missed a private discussion or if the change from p4 is still in limbo....? -- Chip Salzenberg ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 13, 2008 at 11:19 pm
    Nov 15, 2008 at 2:09 pm
  • Here's a suggestion: Lets add an extra field to the %Modules hash in Maintainers.pl that indicates for dual-lived modules (ie CPAN = 1), whether fixes should be applied directly to bleed or to be ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Nov 9, 2008 at 9:54 pm
    Dec 6, 2008 at 2:55 pm
  • Hi list! I need some enlightened help with a matter of language syntax design. I have been toying recently with a Python feature called a decorator and adapted it to Perl in the CPAN module ...
    Erwan LemonnierErwan Lemonnier
    Nov 6, 2008 at 7:12 am
    Nov 15, 2008 at 7:13 pm
  • This email is best viewed under utf8. The Unicode standard lists several different cases where a character (or code point if you prefer) should match a multiple character sequence when case is ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 23, 2008 at 3:46 am
    Dec 2, 2008 at 8:26 am
  • How about adding leftshift() and rightshift() as functions in a standard bitvec.pm, rather than fiddling with the meaning of and << ?
    Chip Salzenberg via RTChip Salzenberg via RT
    Nov 14, 2008 at 1:30 am
    Nov 17, 2008 at 5:17 pm
  • The first of the two attached patches adds prototype detection for the different ndbm header files to Configure. Only the presence of prototypes is checked, not prototypes for individual functions. ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Nov 3, 2008 at 9:40 pm
    Nov 8, 2008 at 1:18 pm
  • I found an XXX in the perl5 source code: I32 Perl_cxinc(pTHX) { dVAR; const IV old_max = cxstack_max; cxstack_max = GROW(cxstack_max); Renew(cxstack, cxstack_max + 1, PERL_CONTEXT); /* XXX should fix ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 27, 2008 at 10:35 am
    Nov 28, 2008 at 2:28 pm
  • I tried to change from non-threaded to threaded, and upgrade my modules. Boy what a horror-show! *MY GOODNESS*, has anybody tried to read through CPAN.pm lately? By the time I was done, my brain was ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Nov 24, 2008 at 12:43 am
    Nov 24, 2008 at 10:15 pm
  • Also add tests for several corner cases. --- ext/B/B/Deparse.pm | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++ ext/B/t/deparse.t | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--- 2 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff ...
    Florian RagwitzFlorian Ragwitz
    Nov 12, 2008 at 4:38 pm
    Nov 17, 2008 at 10:06 am
  • A post on Stackoverflow [1] made me notice that perlfaq8 and perlmodinstall were still recommending "perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/foo LIB=/foo/lib" rather than "perl Makefile.PL INSTALL_BASE=/foo" which ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 6, 2008 at 6:48 am
    Nov 15, 2008 at 7:44 pm
  • "A" =~ /\N{LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A}/; but like("A", '/\N{LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A}/'); fails. It was my experience that charnames failed in an exec, so I'm guessing that Test does that. Any suggestions ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 9, 2008 at 5:32 pm
    Nov 10, 2008 at 10:45 am
  • I've started looking over the version.pm POD to see what would be required to describe it in terms of declare() and parse(). So far, I've just been playing with the synopsis on the assumption that ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 3, 2008 at 3:47 pm
    Nov 4, 2008 at 2:02 pm
  • perl-5.10.0-34720 64bitall Linux 2.6.25.18-0.2-default/#1 x86_64 Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz/1998(4) x86_64 3950 Mb kdebase3-3.5.9-65.2 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 t/00wmcheck..................1/1 # # Tk ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Nov 6, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    Jan 11, 2009 at 1:08 pm
  • Hi, I'm going to take over the Git.pm module; the module that comes with git. I welcome all input from my fellow perl developers. If you are a git module developer, there are a few on CPAN, and would ...
    Nadim khemirNadim khemir
    Nov 23, 2008 at 7:29 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm
  • The fix for bug #1154 will require saving and restoring errno, and I've found that this basic and nonportable operation had not been standardized. So here's a patch to do that. Win32 note: ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 27, 2008 at 7:01 am
    Dec 9, 2008 at 9:48 am
  • It occurs to me that Time::y2038 provides a drop-in replace for Time::Local, except for TL's rather insane year-munging behavior. I'm going to upload a new Time::Local that uses Time::y2038 under the ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Nov 1, 2008 at 5:25 pm
    Nov 13, 2008 at 3:01 am
  • This is normally Randal's job, but I was verifying the versions in perldelta and figured I'd run it. Package namespace installed latest Attribute::Handlers 0.78_03 0.81 B::Debug 1.05 1.11 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 12, 2008 at 1:46 am
    Nov 12, 2008 at 3:52 pm
  • Well, this is just an idea, but it would be cool: open3 (A, B, C, "foo"); close A, B, C; Just a stupid idea. Go on! :) -- Alberto Simões - Departamento de Informática - Universidade do Minho Campus ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Nov 11, 2008 at 11:56 am
    Nov 11, 2008 at 3:59 pm
  • Hi all! A correspondant who have choosen to remain anonymous has sent me this as he's been bitten by this bug. When executing the following program (with a UTF-8 character in it) in maintperl, the ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Nov 3, 2008 at 8:09 pm
    Nov 4, 2008 at 8:39 pm
  • The APC had always troubles with files containing bytes with the high bit set. Consequently t/op/regexp_unicode_prop_thr.t is now missing in the APC. Porting/patching.pod talks about this: =item ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Nov 19, 2008 at 3:12 am
    Nov 20, 2008 at 7:43 am
  • (Yes, bug #948. Kickin' it old school today.) Abigail long ago observed that $" can be tied but $, cannot. In the spirit of cleaning up bugs that probably date to my last stint as pumpking, here is a ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 14, 2008 at 12:38 am
    Nov 14, 2008 at 6:47 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by rrt@sc3d.org # Please include the string: [perl #60738] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    rrt@sc3d.org (via RT)rrt@sc3d.org (via RT)
    Nov 22, 2008 at 7:29 pm
    Dec 3, 2008 at 12:21 pm
  • As best I can tell, this is only with ithreads. Vanilla 5.8.8 (or with most recent Time::HiRes from CPAN), NYTProf 2.07, or with most recent from svn: $ ~/Sandpit/588ig/bin/perl5.8.8 -w -T -d:NYTProf ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 28, 2008 at 6:02 pm
    Dec 2, 2008 at 4:25 pm
  • The comments for eliminate_macros() and fixpath() in File::Spec::VMS imply that they are only used in older versions of Make Maker that does not contain them. Putting a print STDERR statement shows ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Nov 13, 2008 at 1:02 am
    Nov 15, 2008 at 6:30 am
  • # New Ticket Created by mihara@twister.dev.iwa.fujixerox.co.jp # Please include the string: [perl #60472] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    mihara@twister.dev.iwa.fujixerox.co.jp (via RT)mihara@twister.dev.iwa.fujixerox.co.jp (via RT)
    Nov 11, 2008 at 5:27 am
    Nov 12, 2008 at 9:56 am
  • Hello, currently I am trying to update the build instructions for AIX. Here is my first result for patch 5.8.8 #34711. Compiler IBM XL C/C++ V9 on AIX 5.3. Patch to aix.sh # diff aix.sh.orig aix.sh ...
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Nov 4, 2008 at 11:17 am
    Nov 5, 2008 at 12:23 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Niko Tyni # Please include the string: [perl #60574] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Niko TyniNiko Tyni
    Nov 16, 2008 at 12:16 pm
    Jul 23, 2009 at 7:35 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch 34874 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP3 using cl version 12.00.8804 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 18, 2008 at 4:15 am
    Nov 25, 2008 at 5:48 pm
  • From looking at the source and documentation thereof, it appears to me that the two terms often are used to mean different things. I want to make sure I'm not missing something, so let me know if I'm ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 16, 2008 at 3:12 pm
    Nov 22, 2008 at 11:10 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Adam # Please include the string: [perl #60344] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    AdamAdam
    Nov 4, 2008 at 8:20 pm
    Nov 9, 2008 at 4:37 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 20-26 October 2008 "So we have an existing bug. Sometimes \400 matches \400, and sometimes it matches \01\00, depending on what I would call spooky action at a distance. ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Nov 4, 2008 at 11:52 pm
    Nov 9, 2008 at 4:28 pm
  • It gives me great pleasure to release another, yet-more-improved version of the Perl history. I triaged and dug to the bottom of each of the faults that Nicholas raised last month. Using his QA ...
    Sam VilainSam Vilain
    Nov 18, 2008 at 5:20 am
    Dec 16, 2008 at 11:21 am
  • I'm almost ready to submit my proposed changes for the uc(), lcfirst(), etc. functions for code review. But I have several more questions. These functions are all in pp.c. Currently, if in a "use ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 19, 2008 at 1:55 am
    Nov 23, 2008 at 2:59 am
  • I was looking at the code and it appears to me that there is a bug in this macro for architectures where a U8 is more than 8 bits. The macro is defined (on non-ebcdic) as #define UTF_START_MARK(len) ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Nov 18, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    Nov 23, 2008 at 2:10 am
  • Hi, This isn't a high priority issue, but it's a little confusing nonetheless. On my Vista64 (AMD64) box I have a 32-bit build of perl-5.10.0, built from the official source using MinGW. On the same ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Nov 5, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    Nov 6, 2008 at 7:28 am
  • So, yes, officially I'm now completing perl589delta, with big thanks to all the volunteers who made this job way way way easier. Now, you all thought it was over, but I can see a task that can be ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 4, 2008 at 8:20 pm
    Nov 4, 2008 at 9:47 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by skasal@redhat.com # Please include the string: [perl #60904] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    skasal@redhat.com (via RT)skasal@redhat.com (via RT)
    Nov 28, 2008 at 5:18 pm
    Dec 13, 2008 at 2:01 pm
  • Could we do something like the appended to add usedevel to config.sh and hence to config.h? [Not sure how to default all the canned config.sh files in various places] Nicholas Clark ==== ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 27, 2008 at 8:28 pm
    Dec 9, 2008 at 7:16 am
  • Hello I am dealing with a strange substitution error, when doing subsitutions inside the evaluation portion of another substitution. I have this small test: -INPUT------------------- $rules = <<EOS; ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Nov 25, 2008 at 5:27 pm
    Nov 30, 2008 at 10:10 pm
  • I tried to reply to Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 19:30:51 +0100 From: demerphq <demerphq@gmail.com To: "karl williamson" <public@khwilliamson.com Subject: Re: Matching multi-character folds Cc: "Perl5 ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Nov 24, 2008 at 8:23 pm
    Nov 26, 2008 at 7:33 pm
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